Dr. Chew Sing Buan [B.A. (Hons.) (Malaya), Dip.AdEd. (Dist.), M.Ed., PhD (Manchester)] taught at the University of Malaya for more than 35 years. He was Professor of Education, Head of the Department of Social Foundations in Education and Chairman of the Division of Development Studies in Education, Faculty of Education. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Wawasan Education Foundation and the Academic Board of several private higher education institutions. Dr. Chew is author and co-author of a good number of books on education and employment. He was also, at different times, consultant to the World Bank, Unesco, IDRC and RIHED.